Prickly pear, or nopal cactus, is a type of cactus that grows in clumps of large, flat leaves, also called pads or nopales. The prickly spines on the pads prevent the cactus from being devoured by .
How to Plant Nopales/Prickly Pear
Kalanchoe tomentosa - Panda Plant - native to Madagascar
This is a guide about rooting a cactus pad. Many types of cactus propagate in nature by their ability to have a pad or segment grow into a new plant. You can do this too, at home, and increase your cactus garden plantings.
Headed to a birthday party or dinner party soon? For a unique gift idea—bring one of these low maintenance, adorable cacti.